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Newly built in Lancaster, Foundry Studios offers gorgeous studio apartments perfect for independent living with their own kitchen areas and private en-suites, situated in the heart of the city, in a historic area close to the River Lune. Offering stylish yet intimate and homely student living with fully fitted kitchenettes, Foundry Studios is a Georgian renovated building providing a unique student accommodation experience with luxury communal areas, situated on the ground floor there is a Games Room and cosy seating area, on the first floor there is a Study Area and TV Lounge Area.


Less than 7 minutes walk from Lancaster Train Station, and literally across the road from the bus station, these apartments are the perfect living space for a student who wants to experience everything that University has to offer. They also boast a TV lounge, Games Room, Student Wardens & Key Holding Services when out of hours, so you know youll always be well looked-after.


Based in an historic area, Foundry Studios is only a road away from beautiful local historical attractions, like Lancaster Castle, the Roman Bath House and Lancaster Priory Church, and is also close to a lovely park Quay Meadows.


For added convenience, theres even a Sainsburys just a few minutes walk down the road, and youre only a 5-minute walk from Marketgate Shopping Centre, putting you right in the heart of the action.


Foundry Studios ideal location and high specification mean that these apartments are likely to fill up fast, so dont delay if you want to live in the best student accommodation in Lancaster, call us today!

distance to

University of Cumbria


Travelling time by car 6 min

Travelling time by bicycle 12 min

Travelling time by walking 25 min

Travelling time by bus 16 min


Lancaster University


Travelling time by car 11 min

Travelling time by bicycle 20 min

Travelling time by bus 23 min

Community Amenities

Laundry Room
Study Room
TV (communal)
Games Room

Apartment Amenities

WiFi
Freezer
Microwave​/​Oven
¾ Bed
En Suite Bathroom
Lockable Bedroom

Configurations

Premium 2 Bed Loft Apartment£155/week/person
Offers2
Bedrooms2
Bathrooms2
Area11 sqm
Deposit£250
Private Room
Private Bathroom
Shared Kitchen

With each bedroom measuring around 11m, this comfortable loft-style apartment has 2 bedrooms and comes complete with a fully fitted kitchenette, a dining area, lots of storage space and an en-suite bathroom for each bedroom. You will also have access to the state-of-the-art TV Lounge, the Games Room and the out-of-hours Key Holding Service and Student Wardens.

1044284
6656221
6656227
6656228
6656229
Duration:51 week
Move in:25 Sep, 2021
£155/week
Classic Studio£168/week
Offers2
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Area19 sqm
Deposit£250
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen

Measuring around 19m, this luxury studio apartment which comes with a fully fitted kitchenette including fridge-freezer, hob and microwave oven, as well as a dining area and plenty of storage space. Each of these studio apartments includes a new fully-fitted en-suite with shower and attractive new fittings. As well as being able to take advantage of the terrific location of Foundry Studios in Lancaster to enjoy the city, you will also have access to the TV Lounge, the Games Room and out of hours services including a key holding service and student wardens to ensure safety and security of all residents.

1044281
6656221
6656227
6656228
6656229
Duration:51 week
Move in:25 Sep, 2021
£168/week
Classic Studio Plus£171/week
Offers2
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Area21 sqm
Deposit£250
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen

A luxury studio apartment measuring around 21m which comes with a fully fitted kitchenette including fridge-freezer, hob and microwave oven, as well as a dining area and plenty of storage space. Each of these studio apartments includes a new fully-fitted en-suite with shower and attractive new fittings. As well as being able to take advantage of the terrific location of Foundry Studios in Lancaster to enjoy the city, you will also have access to the TV Lounge, the Games Room and out of hours services including a key holding service and student wardens to ensure safety and security of all residents.

1044282
6656221
6656227
6656228
6656229
Duration:51 week
Move in:25 Sep, 2021
£171/week
Premium Studio£174/week
Offers2
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Area19 sqm
Deposit£250
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen

A luxury studio apartment measuring around 19m comes with a fully fitted kitchenette including fridge-freezer, hob and microwave oven, as well as a dining area and plenty of storage space. Each of these studio apartments includes a new fully-fitted en-suite with shower and attractive new fittings. As well as being able to take advantage of the terrific location of Foundry Studios in Lancaster to enjoy the city, you will also have access to the TV Lounge, the Games Room and out of hours services including a key holding service and student wardens to ensure safety and security of all residents.

1044285
6656221
6656227
6656228
6656229
Duration:51 week
Move in:25 Sep, 2021
£174/week
Premium Studio Plus£177/week
Offers2
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Area21 sqm
Deposit£250
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen

Measuring around 21m this stylish, luxury studio apartment which comes with a fully fitted kitchenette including fridge-freezer, hob and microwave oven, as well as a dining area and plenty of storage space. Each of these studio apartments includes a new fully-fitted en-suite with shower and attractive new fittings. As well as being able to take advantage of the terrific location of Foundry Studios in Lancaster to enjoy the city, you will also have access to the TV Lounge, the Games Room and out of hours services including a key holding service and student wardens to ensure safety and security of all residents.

1044286
6656221
6656227
6656228
6656229
Duration:51 week
Move in:25 Sep, 2021
£177/week
Deluxe Studio£190/week
Offers2
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Area24 sqm
Deposit£250
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen

A stylish, luxury studio apartment measuring around 23.5m with a fully fitted kitchenette including fridge-freezer, hob and microwave oven, as well as a dining area and plenty of storage space. Each of these studio apartments includes a new fully-fitted en-suite with shower and attractive new fittings. As well as being able to take advantage of the terrific location of Foundry Studios in Lancaster to enjoy the city, you will also have access to the TV Lounge, the Games Room and out of hours services including a key holding service and student wardens to ensure safety and security of all residents.

1044283
6656221
6656227
6656228
6656229
Duration:51 week
Move in:25 Sep, 2021
£190/week

Booking Details

Cancellation Policy:-

Our full termination policy is detailed for you within the booking section of our website. Please read it carefully and ensure that you fully understand it.

You can cancel your booking up to 14 days after you accept your offer or pay your deposit (the Initial Cancellation Period), which reduces to 7 days from 1st August ahead of the academic year being booked, providing you have not already moved in to the property and they will refund your security deposit in full. Deposits will normally be refunded within 28 days of cancellation, however our legal obligation as a landlord is to secure all deposits with a third party protection scheme. In the event that your deposit has already been sent to the protection scheme by the time you cancel your booking, your refund could take up to 60 days to be refunded due to the protection schemes processing period and your deposit refund will come directly from them you will need your repayment ID which will be sent to you directly by the protection scheme. If the deposit has already been sent to the deposit protection scheme, unfortunately, they are unable to influence their processing time.

If you cancel your booking after the 14 day Initial Cancellation Period (7 days after 1st August), you will remain liable for the weekly rent (for each and every week or part week) until they are able to re-let the room. If they are able to re-let the room they will release you from the agreement upon payment of a 250 release fee which they will recover by retaining your deposit (which will not, therefore, be returned). If you have paid a lower deposit amount, thats the amount that will be retained. 


Initial Cancellation Period:-

A student can cancel a tenancy agreement for up to 14 days after the date the booking is confirmed (the Initial Cancellation Period). For bookings made from 1st August to 30th September ahead of the academic year the booking is for, the Initial Cancellation Period reduces to 7 days. they will refund the full security deposit. 20 will be deducted from the refunded amount to cover any international bank charges for deposit refunds made to non-UK banks.


Termination By Choice:-

A tenancy cannot be terminated outside of the Initial Cancellation Period by a student who is already in the UK, or by a student who does not want to attend the university, or who does not want to come to the UK of their own choice. The student remains liable for the entire rent until a suitable replacement tenant is found and all clauses within the tenancy agreement remain applicable. If the room is re-let they will refund the deposit, less any appropriate charges and a deduction of 50 for the administration of the variation of the tenancy agreement.

Payment Details

Deposit Fees: 

50-300 to confirm the booking (Refundable at the end of tenancy)


Rent Payments: 

If you have a valid UK Guarantor, you can choose to pay your rent in three instalments, which are due in September, January and April.

If you dont have a valid UK Guarantor, you are required to pay the full rent in August, 14 days prior to your contract start date.

Please note you must have paid the rent due by the time you arrive to check in.

Other instalment options may be available, however admin fees may apply.


Mode of Payment: 

Online via by logging into your student account

At the property reception desk

By telephone to the property team

By bank transfer (please ensure you use your name and student ID as the payment reference).

Frequently Asked Questions

Are pets allowed?

No pets of any kind are permitted at Prestige Student Living, except registered assistance dogs.

Can I choose who I live with?

If you are applying to live with friends, please ensure that you follow our create application link online, list the friends that you would like to live with and they will then contact them and make the arrangements for you!

Can I choose my room?

If you follow the book now process you can select the room of your choice or you can make special requests within the create application route which they will do our best to accommodate, however all requests and subject to availability and conditions.

Can I request to move rooms during my tenancy?

You would need to make a formal request to the accommodation team of the property you are residing in. If you request to move rooms during your tenancy please note there is an admin fee of 50.00. You will also be issued with new documents confirming the details of the room move which you will need to sign or accept online.
Should your new room be more expensive, then you and your Guarantor shall be liable for the higher rent from the date you are given access to it.

Do you provide summer accommodation?

Yes, our summer bookings usually open around March. Keep a look out for pricing and information or contact the property team.

Do I have to move out in the holidays?

Your room is yours for the full contract period and you dont need to move out during academic breaks.

Does my rental price include insurance?

Contents insurance is included at some properties which will be specified in your tenancy agreement.

Do I need to pay council tax?

If you are a qualifying full time student, you will be exempt from paying Council Tax. You must provide us with your council tax exemption certificate which your university will be able to arrange.
If you do not have this when you move in because you have not yet enrolled on your course, please ensure that you bring with you the name of your university and your university student ID number.

What is the process for dealing with complaints?

Stage 1 - Where possible please make your complaint in person at reception or by telephone. Our staff on site will attempt to investigate and deal with the matter immediately. If you are unhappy with the solutions or explanations given you can escalate your complaint to Stage 2 by letter or email to site within 10 working days. Stage 2 - Your complaint must be in writing. Our staff will pass your communication to a senior member of staff within Prestige Student Living, who will investigate further and provide a written response within 10 working days where possible. You must state why you think your complaint has not been treated fairly or correctly. Stage 3 - In the event that you still feel your complaint has not been treated fairly or correctly you can request that your complaint is passed to the Complaint Panel within Prestige Student Living. The Panel will normally notify you of their decision within 10 working days. Stage 4 - Prestige Student Living is a member of the Accreditation Network UK (ANUK).

Can I pay in instalments?

If you have a valid UK Guarantor, you can choose to pay your rent in three instalments, which are due in September, January and April. If you dont have a valid UK Guarantor, you are required to pay the full rent in August, 14 days prior to your contract start date. Please note you must have paid the rent due by the time you arrive to check in. Other instalment options may be available.

When do I pay my rent?

When you accept your room offer, youll be given two options: To pay your rent in full To pay your rent in instalments spread throughout the year You can choose whichever is most convenient for you.

What is included in my rent?

All utility bills such as gas, electricity, water are included in your rent. Unlimited Wi-fi* is also included. Your TV licence is not included in your rent as this is not classed as a utility and is your responsibility to purchase. All of our properties offer a Wi-fi connection at the stated level** included within the rent and there is no additional charge for use of the on-site internet. Some providers may offer more services and packages at an additional charge which you are under no obligation to use. If you choose to add additional features to your internet package, that relationship is with you and the service provider directly and does not fall under the terms of your tenancy. For information on the speed of your internet connection, please ask your Property Team for more information. *a one off connection fee may apply dependent on property. Please see your property page and your tenancy agreement for more information. ** the internet speed is the maximum stated speed available into the property

Can I move in before I pay my rent?

All rent that is due must have been paid when you check in. If you are having difficulties or this will be a problem, please contact the property as early as possible who will assist you.

What if I dont have a UK guarantor?

If you are unable to provide your own UK Guarantor, they recommend the service of Housing Hand you can find further information, prices and how to apply on their website.

Who can be a guarantor?

To be a guarantor you must: Be resident in the UK for a minimum of 1 year Be over 21 years of age Be a homeowner or in full time employment) Provide a copy of photographic identification, such as a passport, driving licence or ID badge Provide a copy of proof of your UK address which must be less than 3 months old, such as a utility bill (e.g. electricity, water, gas, telephone), a bank statement or a Council Tax bill.

Can I pay my rent from overseas?

You can pay your rent either online by logging in to your student account, by bank transfer or by credit or debit card over the phone. Your bank may charge you a fee to make an international payment so please make sure you check their terms and conditions first.

What can I do if my student loan hasnt arrived yet?

You can defer your rent instalments to be in line with your student loan payments if you wish. All requests for deferred payments must be made by 1st August in each academic year to the property team. You will be required to provide evidence of your student loan schedule to the property team in order for the payment plan to be set up. You will be required to pay two weeks rent 14 days prior to your contract start date, which will be deducted from the balance of your first instalment on the agreed date. A one off admin fee of 50 will be charged and payable with the initial 2 weeks rent payment and this 50 admin fee will not deducted from the balance of rent due. Please note deferring your rent must be pre-arranged and agreed with the property manager prior to your move in date. If no arrangement has been made, rent is due as per your tenancy agreement.

Do I need a guarantor?

If you wish to pay your rent in instalments, you will need a UK guarantor.

Do I need a guarantor if I am a sponsored student?

they may be able to accept sponsors in place of guarantors in some cases, however this depends on the terms of your sponsorship and whether your sponsor is willing to guarantee rent payments. If you are a sponsored student, please contact your chosen property directly to enquire about using a sponsor in place of guarantor.

Can I pay my rent weekly?

Weekly rent payments are not available, however Prestige Student Living offers a number of instalment options for students to pay their rent.

When does the discount come off my rent?

All discounts offered will be deducted off your final instalment of rent.

What do I do if Im a first year student and Im still waiting for my exam results?

If youre still waiting for your exam results and youre not sure whether your place at university is confirmed, dont worry, you can still apply. If you are a prospective first year student and your offer of a place at your preferred University or Higher Education Institute is withdrawn because you do not achieve the required entry grades, you may be eligible to be released from your agreement. You must provide written evidence from the University/UCAS that you do not have a place within 3 days of your results being published (and no later than 1st September, whichever date is sooner) and they will release you from your contract without penalty and refund your deposit. You may also be eligible to be released from this agreement if you are a prospective first year student and you choose to go to a different University because you have exceeded your expected grades. To apply to be released from your agreement, you will need to supply us with a copy of: A written or email confirmation that you wish to cancel your reservation, stating full name and full details of the property booked A written rejection letter from your chosen university/college or UCAS, a screen shot of your UCAS status which confirms that the required results were not achieved, or a copy of the proof of acceptance of your new university by UCAS adjustment. These document(s) must be received by us within 3 calendar days from the date your results are published. If you fail to provide the information within 3 days, your deposit will not be refunded and you may be held rent liable.

What if I want to cancel my booking?

Our full termination policy is within your online account. they will only accept cancellation of an accepted room offer if you cancel your application up to 14 days after the date your booking is confirmed. From 1st August this period reduces to 7 days. As confirmed in your agreement, they will refund the full security deposit. Please note, 20 will be deducted from the refunded amount to cover international bank charges for deposit refunds made to non-UK banks under these circumstances. If you cancel your booking after those 14 days, you remain liable for the weekly rent (for each and every week or part week) until they are able to re-let the room. If they are able to re-let the room they will release you from the agreement upon payment of a 250 release fee which they will recover by retaining your deposit (which will not, therefore, be returned).

What do I do if Im a first year post-graduate student and Im still waiting for my exam results?

If youre still waiting for your exam results and youre not sure whether your place at university is confirmed, dont worry, you can still apply. If you are a prospective first year student and your offer of a place at your preferred University or Higher Education Institute is withdrawn because you do not achieve the required entry grades, you may be eligible to be released from your agreement. You must provide written evidence from the University/UCAS that you do not have a place within 3 days of your results being published (and no later than 1st September, whichever date is sooner) and they will release you from your contract without penalty and refund your deposit. You may also be eligible to be released from this agreement if you are a prospective first year student and you choose to go to a different University because you have exceeded your expected grades. To apply to be released from your agreement, you will need to supply us with a copy of: A written or email confirmation that you wish to cancel your reservation, stating full name and full details of the property booked A written rejection letter from your chosen university/college or UCAS, a screen shot of your UCAS status which confirms that the required results were not achieved, or a copy of the proof of acceptance of your new university by UCAS adjustment. These document(s) must be received by us within 3 calendar days from the date your results are published. If you fail to provide the information within 3 days, your deposit will not be refunded and you may be held rent liable.

Do I have to pay a booking fee?

Prestige Student Living do not charge a booking fee. When you accept your room offer, youll be asked to pay a deposit to secure your room which is secured with a deposit protection service and refunded at the end of your tenancy.

Can I book if Im under 18?

If you turn 18 in the first semester of university, they can accept your booking with no restrictions other than an adult over the age of 18 must be a co-signatory on your tenancy agreement and must accept the terms of it.

What do I need to bring with me?

When you come to pick up your keys you need to bring some photographic ID. To find out what else you may need to bring check out our what to take to university page.

Is there car parking facilities for when I move in?

Some properties have car parking facilities available for a small charge, please speak to your property team directly if you would like to reserve car parking.

What happens to my deposit?

Your deposit is placed into a deposit protection scheme, where it is held safely throughout the academic year and will be returned to you at the end of your contract subject to the contract terms. Deposit Protection Service (England and Wales) Letting Protection Service (Scotland)

When do I get my deposit back?

Your deposit will be returned to you after your tenancy agreement has ended and your room has been inspected. The amount returned to you will depend on any outstanding charges and any damage found in your room or the communal areas of your apartment. Please see your tenancy agreement for more information. The deposit can take up to 30 working days to be credited at the end of your tenancy period. All deposits are secured with a deposit protection scheme, such as the Deposit Protection Service or Letting Protection Scotland. You will be contacted by the deposit protection scheme and asked to authorise the refund and submit your bank details to them. For this you will require your deposit repayment ID, which will have been sent to you via email at the time of registering your deposit. Please be aware, the deposit refund process is managed by the deposit protection scheme and is not able to be influenced by Prestige Student Living. Should you have any queries regarding your deposit repayment ID, you should contact the deposit protection scheme directly: Deposit Protection Service or Letting Protection Service.